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In Memory of

Birthe Andrejeff Freeburg

May 28, 1937 - June 9, 2017

Obituary


Birthe "Bea" Freeburg, age 80, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 9, 2017. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 28, 1937 to the late Pawel and Klara Tannebek. Bea traveled to America at the age of 9 and settled in San Francisco. She married Bernard "Bernie" Freeburg on June 9, 1956. They were reunited in heaven on their 61st wedding anniversary.

Bea enjoyed traveling, gardening, playing golf, and spending time with her family and friends. She loved the outdoors and held a special place in her heart for the cabin at Huntington...

Birthe "Bea" Freeburg, age 80, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 9, 2017. She was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on May 28, 1937 to the late Pawel and Klara Tannebek. Bea traveled to America at the age of 9 and settled in San Francisco. She married Bernard "Bernie" Freeburg on June 9, 1956. They were reunited in heaven on their 61st wedding anniversary.

Bea enjoyed traveling, gardening, playing golf, and spending time with her family and friends. She loved the outdoors and held a special place in her heart for the cabin at Huntington Lake. Bea had a soft spot for animals. She cared for many dogs and cats throughout her life and also enjoyed watching the cottontail rabbits, hummingbirds, and other wildlife that would frequent her yard. Bea was kind and generous to everyone around her. Her fun-loving personality and infectious smile would always light up the room. She was always ready for an adventure and she lived life to the fullest.

Bea is preceded in death by her parents Pawel and Klara Tannebek and her loving husband, Bernie Freeburg.

She is survived by her daughter, Andrea Engvall and her husband John, daughter Kirsten Coughlon and her husband Kevin, son Paul Freeburg, and his wife, Lisa, grandchildren, Sven and Erika Engvall, Konnor Coughlon, Paige and Faith Freeburg and brother-in-law, Roger Freeburg and his wife, Janet, and nephew Jonas Freeburg.

The Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 11:00 am at Lisle Calaveras Chapel, 1605 L Street, Fresno, CA 93721.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 550 W. Alluvial #106, Fresno, CA 93711.